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n. pl. for·tu·i·ties
1. A chance occurrence or event.
2. The quality or condition of being fortuitous.
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n, pl -ties
1. a chance or accidental occurrence
3. chance or accident
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for•tu•i•ty(fɔrˈtu ɪ ti, -ˈtyu-)
n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being fortuitous.
2. a fortuitous occurrence.
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a chance event, discovery, or occurrence. — fortuitousness, n. — fortuitous, adj.See also: Chance
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|Noun||1.||fortuity - anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; "winning the lottery was a happy accident"; "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"; "it was due to an accident or fortuity"|
hap - an accidental happening; "he recorded all the little haps and mishaps of his life"
coincidence, happenstance - an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental
lottery - something that is regarded as a chance event; "the election was just a lottery to them"
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